Thinking is something we all do. Thoughts arise from electrochemical signals and reactions that occur in our brain. These signals transform into symbols, language and meaning. Many things, including our environment, the circumstances we experience, our past history, intellect and genetics influence our thoughts.
The debate as to whether New Year’s Resolutions are beneficial, useless or even harmful continues. Naysayers, will say resolutions are defeatist. Many if not most of us will fail to follow through with our New Year commitments within the first couple of weeks.
Mental health is expensive for employers.
500,000 Canadians will miss work each week due to mental health issues.
Canadian companies lose an estimated $16 billion per year in productivity.
30% of all disability claims are related to mental health illness.